Epanomi lagoon

Country/territory: Greece

IBA Criteria met: B1i, B2, C2, C3 (2000)
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Area: 450 ha

Hellenic Ornithological Society

Site description
An almost flat peninsula of low sand-dunes with a lagoon, saltmarsh and Tamarix scrub.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for wintering ducks and breeding, passage and wintering waders. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Branta ruficollis (up to five wintering individuals), Aythya nyroca (passage).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Epanomi lagoon. Downloaded from on 02/02/2023.